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Inlay Onlay

Get information about Inlay Onlay with the explanation of specialist dentist Egemen Ozdemir.

inlays and onlays

Inlays and onlays are generally the restorative treatment options we prefer at the point where our teeth need filling. When the tooth is broken as a result of trauma or when there is loss of material due to tooth decay, the lost tissue should be restored. Inlay and onlay methods, which are healthy and long-lasting, can also be preferred. Inlay and onlay basically means the filling prepared from pure porcelain. After the caries is cleaned, the tooth is measured digitally or conventionally, then it is prepared in accordance with the full size of the cavity by scraping from the porcelain blocks and fixed by sticking to the tooth. In order to explain the advantage of this treatment method, it is necessary to talk about the construction technique of the dental filling. While the tooth filling is done, the filling material is made with a method called layering after the carious part is cleaned. This method is hardened by placing the filling material layer by layer. The case material shrinks a little and creates a pulling force on the tooth. Therefore, it is recommended to replace the dental fillings at certain intervals. In inlay and onlay, on the other hand, since the restoration is prepared from porcelain, this pulling force does not occur and provides a much longer usage time. Recommended especially for treatments to be applied to the posterior teeth. is done. questions about inlay onlays What is the difference between what does 1-inlay onlay mean? The only difference between inlay and onlay is the size of the restoration. Smaller restorations are called onlays, while restorations that cover more than one facet of an inlay are called onlays. All other features are the same. Is there a feeling of pain when applying 2-inlay onlays? Inlay onlay treatment is basically like dental filling treatment. It is applied under local anesthesia and no pain is felt.

How many days is the 3-inlay onlay treatment applied and what are the treatment stages? Inlay onlay treatment is usually applied in two sessions, and it is finished either on the day the treatment is started or the next day, depending on the situation. In the first session, the anesthetic gold tooth or the decayed parts of the teeth are cleaned, the cavities are properly prepared and measured. The laboratory is prepared by scraping from porcelain blocks and polished. In the second session, the tooth is polished. treatment is terminated. How long does the 4-inlay onlay treatment last? After inlay onlays are applied to the teeth, the approximate lifespan varies between twelve and fifteen years. After this period, it is appropriate to replace them. However, one of the most important issues is the maintenance of these restorations. Just as our healthy natural teeth can rot, the inlay onlay applied teeth can also rot again. For this reason, care products such as toothbrush and dental floss should be used regularly and with appropriate techniques.

Inlays Onlays with Questions and Answers

What is an inlay and onlay in dentistry?

Onlays Vs Dental Crowns The primary distinction between an onlay and an inlay is that an onlay will cover a cusp of the tooth, whereas an inlay only fills the area between the cusps. The cavity is still drilled from the tooth, and an onlay is fabricated to the exact size and shape of the space.

What are inlays and onlays used for?

Dental inlays and onlays are used to repair or restore teeth. Your dentist may recommend an indirect filling if your tooth is too damaged or decayed for a regular filling but hasn’t been weakened to the point that it needs a crown.

Which is better inlay or onlay?

In general, inlays are better in that they can fill a larger cavity, and they are more durable. The amalgam in fillings can expand and contract depending on the temperature, for example. This can lead to cracking of the filling, or even the tooth itself.

Egemen Ozdemir

He was born in Edirne in 1986. After completing his primary education at Edirne Şükrü Paşa Primary School, he finished his secondary education at Edirne Anatolian High School in 2001. He then attended Edirne Science High School from 2001 to 2004. He graduated from the Ege University Faculty of Dentistry, where he excelled in his studies.

Throughout his career, he has developed expertise in the field of aesthetic dentistry by participating in numerous courses, congresses, and symposiums. Before joining Prime Dental Clinic, he spent nine years working as a dentist and manager in various clinics in Izmir.

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